The European Union and human rights
- edited by Nanette A. Neuwahl and Allan Rosas.
- The Hague ; Boston : M. Nijhoff ; Cambridge, MA : Distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Law International, c1995.
- Physical description
- xii, 336 p. ; 25 cm.
- International studies in human rights v. 42
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-321) and index.
- 1. The Treaty on European Union: a step forward in the protection of human rights? N.A. Neuwahl.
- 2. Aspects of the relationship between Community law and national law-- S. O'Leary.
- 3. Fundamental rights and fundamental boundaries: on standards and values in the protection of human rights-- J.H.H. Weiler.
- 4. Access to European Union information: an element of citizenship and a neglected constitutional right-- D. Curtin, H. Meijers.
- 5. Rights of free movement-- D. Pollard.
- 6. Human rights of aliens in Europe-- H.G. Schermers.
- 7. The protection of national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities-- M.A.M. Estebanez.
- 8. Electoral rights and the European Union: a broader human rights perspective-- A. Rosas.
- 9. Workers' rights of participation-- C. Barnard.
- 10. Social rights as general principles of Community law-- E. Szyszczak.
- 11. A gendered perspective on the right to family life in European Community law-- T. Hervey.
- 12. Cultural protection: a matter of Union citizenship or human rights? M. Ross.
- 13. Property rights: a forgotten issue under the Union-- F. Campbell-White.
- 14. Freedom of expression for commercial actors-- P.M. Twomey.
- 15. Extraterritoriality in human rights-- P. Torremans.
- 16. The European Union's foreign policy and human rights-- D. Napoli.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This work disccusses aspects of topics such as: property rights; the freedom of expression for commercial actors; the principle of government openness; the right to vote and to be elected; freedom of movement; social rights as general principles of Community Law; workers' rights of participation; family rights and the position of women in the family; expulsion and extradition in and from the EU; the protection of minorities; the protection of cultural heritage; foreign policy and extraterritoriality. How does judicial protection under Union Law compare with standards of protection under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, or with national constitutional law? Is Maastricht a step forward in the protection of human rights? This book provides a discussion for the search for answers.
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